Identity theft can take many forms and affect many people, but it’s especially troubling when it happens to young adults.
As you gather your W-2 forms and apply for the appropriate credits, it’s become equally important to protect yourself from the emerging threat of tax identity theft.
Our investigators pursue many cases of individuals who may exaggerate a disability, or conceal their various work activities from Social Security—or both.
A fugitive's years of fleeing from justice ended soon after he applied for Social Security benefits in Oregon earlier this year.
Since assuming his role in 2004, the Inspector General has intensified efforts to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA’s programs.
A special agent's investigative instincts and actions helped solve a missing-person cold case and a Social Security fraud investigation.
We hold in the highest regard our mission to protect our agents, Social Security employees, and the general public from those who would do them harm.
Two former NYPD officers recently pled guilty to their leading roles in a multi-million-dollar Social Security disability fraud scheme.
OIG Special Agent Bradley Martin talks about the opportunities he’ll have and challenges he’ll face as he directs this new anti-fraud unit.
A group of computer forensic specialists plays an integral role in many of our Social Security fraud cases.